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  1. The Location of Culture

    2nd Edition

    By Homi K. Bhabha

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Rethinking questions of identity, social agency and national affiliation, Bhabha provides a working, if controversial, theory of cultural hybridity - one that goes far beyond previous attempts by others. In The Location of Culture, he uses concepts such as mimicry, interstice, hybridity, and...

    Published August 31st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Postcolonial London

    Rewriting the Metropolis

    By John McLeod

    London's histories of migration and settlement and the resulting diverse, hybrid communities have engendered new forms of social and cultural activity reflected in a wealth of novels, poems, films and songs. Postcolonial London explores the imaginative transformation of the city by African, Asian,...

    Published August 4th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Writing Across Worlds

    Contemporary Writers Talk

    Edited by Susheila Nasta

    Writing Across Worlds brings together a selection of interviews with major international writers previously featured in the pages of the magazine. Conducted by a wide constituency of distinguished critics, writers and journalists, the interviews offer a unique insight into the views and work of a...

    Published July 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. White Mythologies

    2nd Edition

    By Robert J.C. Young

    In 1990, Robert Young's White Mythologies set out to question the very concepts of history and the West. Is it possible, he asked, to write history that avoids the trap of Eurocentrism? Is history simply a Western myth? His reflections on these topics provided some of the most important new...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Postcolonial Studies

    A Materialist Critique

    By Benita Parry

    This powerful selection of essays proposes practices of reading and criticism to make the field of postcolonial studies more fully attentive to historical circumstances and socio-material conditions. Benita Parry points to 'directions and dead ends' in the discipline she has helped to shape, with a...

    Published April 14th 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Postcolonial Jane Austen

    Edited by You-Me Park, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This volume offers a unique contribution to both postcolonial studies and Austen scholarship by: * examining the texts to illumine nineteenth century attitudes to colonialism and the expanding Empire* revealing a new range of interpretations of Austen's work, each shaped by the critic's particular...

    Published March 24th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Women and the Irish Diaspora

    By Breda Gray

    Series: Transformations

    Women and the Irish Diaspora looks at the changing nature of national and cultural belonging both among women who have left Ireland and those who remain. It identifies new ways of thinking about Irish modernity by looking specifically at women's lives and their experiences of migration and diaspora...

    Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Away

    The Indian Writer as an Expatriate

    Edited by Amitava Kumar

    For more than a generation, Indian writers in English have won praise in the West. The roll call of Indian-born writers is startling: Rushdie, Mukerjee, Mehta, Ghosh, Naipaul, Kureishi, Narayan, Mistry, among many others.Amitava Kumar, himself an Indian writer now 'away' in America, is editing a...

    Published October 19th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Grounds of Comparison

    Around the Work of Benedict Anderson

    By Pheng Cheah, Jonathan Culler

    Benedict Anderson, professor at Cornell and specialist in Southeast Asian studies, is best known for his book Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (1991). It is no understatement to say that this is one of the most influential books of the last twenty years....

    Published September 21st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Haunted Nations

    The Colonial Dimensions of Multiculturalisms

    By Sneja Gunew

    Series: Transformations

    Postcolonialism has attracted a large amount of interest in cultural theory, but the adjacent area of multiculturalism has not been scrutinised to quite the same extent. In this innovative new book, Sneja Gunew sets out to interrogate the ways in which the transnational discourse of...

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge